Using Up a Giant Zucchini for a Party Meal




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so gardening is fun, and you plant a pack of zucchini, and then you have zucchini growing out of your do you get rid of it?

Well you team it up with the never ending acorn squash you also planted and make them a whole meal for a party on the BBQ!


  • huge zucchini
  • acorn squash
  • potatos
  • mushrooms
  • cheese grated
  • garlic chopped
  • spices
  • onions diced
  • oil to brush on

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Step 1: Slice and Grill the Zucchini and Squash

take your giant zucchini and squash, cut in half, scoop out the seeds, and brush with vegetable or olive oil. cut along the side that sits flat.

i used an icecream scoop

Step 2: Make the Fillings First Meat and Potatos

brown a pound or so of ground beef with your choice of seasonings. here: garlic, mushrooms, onions, steakspice

boils some potatoes to mash, or grill on the bbq and then mash

Step 3: Bbq the Zucchini and Squash

start zucchini and acorn squash on the bbq skin down
flip the zucchini after 10 minutes or so and cook that side too

spoon in the ground beef

while that cooks, grate the cheese and chop some chives

Step 4: Fill and Garnish the Hollowed Out Vegetables

spoon in the ground beef

put zucchini and squash on a tray

put the cheese on the ground beef mix into the zucchini, the potatoes into the squash

Cut up into slices with a big knife and serve like meatloaf.

one mega-zucchini and acorn squash eliminated.

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    This is a great idea! I have friends who grow so much zucchini every year that they end up having to leave it outside their neighbors's doors, ring the doorbell, and run away to get rid of it all, haha.